James,

Correction: there’s a HUUUGE segment of humanity …

But you know what, Jim? This is why it pays to be kind to others even it seems pointless. I’m a firm believer that extending kindness can, more often than not, offer those raised in toxic environments a glimmer of hope. An alternative. A different way of relating to others. Chances are slim that one interaction will result in an about-face in behavior; but like a steady current of water over a rock, over time kindness can smooth rough surfaces.

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